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During the opening conference sessions to The 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2014) in Amsterdam this year, the call to arms from leading European PV protagonists was for the sector to embrace the energy transformation that could require one trillion euros to achieve.
Module manufacturer, Yingli Solar is to supply modules to a 24MW solar power project in Honduras.
The Middle East and Africa (MEA) PV market now has a 12GW pipeline, according to the latest data from NPD Solarbuzz.
Energy storage may not be cost effective in Germany in helping the transition to a higher grid penetration of renewable energy until that penetration level reaches as high as 90%, according to a leading think tank.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to provide a €23 million (US$29.5 million) loan for solar development in West Africa.
Researchers at the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research (ZSW) in Stuttgart have achieved a 21.7% conversion rate in a CIGS thin-film cell, a new record.
SunEdison has completed a 1.8MW PV project on a designated Superfund site in Massachusetts.
Several firms have touted the benefits of Bifacial solar cells and modules in advance of this week’s EU PVSEC event in Amsterdam.
French battery manufacturer and designer Saft has been contracted to supply a 1MW/3MWh lithium-ion storage system at an educational facility in California, aimed at mitigating the impact of variable solar generation.
The resignation of China Sunergy (CSUN) chief executive, Stephen Zhifang Cai, has prompted the return of one of the company’s founders, Tingxui Lu, to the top post.
The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais is to apply domestic content regulations to its solar auction in November.
LDK Solar majority-owned developer SPI Solar has announced a wave of acquisitions and forthcoming projects in China and Hawaii, having also acquired 26.57MW of projects in Greece in the first week of September.
Renewable energy solutions company, Urban Green Energy (UGE), and energy infrastructure investment and development group, OTEPI Renewables, have formed a partnership to focus on commercial solar deployment in Panama.
Scotland’s decision to spurn independence in favour of continuing the Union is a boost for UK renewables, according to Ernst & Young.
PV materials provider DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions and PV module manufacturer Yingli Green Energy have finished a 210kW PV project on the rooftop of the DuPont China R&D Center in Shanghai.